James Longman Biography
A native of London, James Longman is an English journalist and foreign correspondent for the US network ABC News. He was born on December 28, 1986, in London, United Kingdom. Previously, James served at the BBC where he worked as a general news reporter and the corporation’s Beirut correspondent.
Fluent in Arabic and French, James specialised in the Middle East, and regularly reports on issues around the refugee crisis as well as the Arab world, and terrorist incidents around Europe.
James Longman Age
Longman is 35 years old as of 2021, he was born on December 28, 1986, in London, United Kingdom.
James Longman Height
Longman stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83 meters) tall and he weighs around 68 kgs (150 lbs). His body measurements are 42-32-37 inches.
Longman ABC News Education
Longman was educated at Hill House in Knightsbridge and at Worth School, a boarding school in West Sussex. He has a bachelor’s degree in Arabic from the School of Oriental as well as African Studies, and a master’s in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics.
James Longman Parents
Longman was born in London, England as the son of Ann Longman (mother) and his father’s name is not known. His grandparents were Major Harold Claridge and Gabriella Sawaya, who met by chance in Cairo during World War II. Longman’s grandfather died by suicide when his father was in his 20s, and his father decided to end his own life 20 years later.
James Longman Partner – Husband
Longman is openly gay, he became engaged to his boyfriend Alex Brannan in the summer of 2020.
James Longman Salary
Longman earns an average salary ranging between $106k to $131k as an ABC News correspondent.
James Longman Net Worth
Longman has an estimated net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million (Approx.), which he accumulates as an ABC News correspondent.
James Longman Shirtless
In a series of topless pictures on his Instagram, Longman shows off his gym-honed body and an enviable six-pack.
James Longman ABC News
James has been an ABC News overseas correspondent since 2017. James was the first US network reporter to arrive in the Thai cave where the soccer team went lost and was the first to speak with them after their recovery. More -so, he was the first journalist in Syria to get a television interview with American ISIS bride Huda Mothana.
Additionally, James has effectively covered terrorist acts in Sri Lanka, Hong Kong riots, climate change in Antarctica, earthquakes in Indonesia, as well as even a royal visit to Australasia with Harry and Meghan.
James worked with the BBC as a Beirut correspondent and a general news reporter before joining ABC. James began his career as a young Arabic graduate stationed in Syria at the onset of the war when he was twenty-four years old.
Along with that, James has received three News Emmy nominations for his work in Thailand and the Middle East, as well as a nomination for the Royal Television Society’s 2016 Young Talent of the Year award. Notably, James’s work has been nominated for the Royal Television Society’s Young Talent of the Year award for 2016.